Recall of Device Recall Toshiba Ultimax DREX ULT80 Xray generator

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    System, x-ray, fluoroscopic, image-intensified - Product Code JAA
  • Reason
    It was discovered that the generator of the system could possibly terminate the exposure prematurely during an examination.
  • Action
    Toshiba America Medical Systems planned action to bring defect into compliance : 1. A notification letter will be sent to customers with affected systems. This letter includes the statement that the repairs will be made at no cost to the customer. 2. Modified firmware will be installed on the systems to prevent the defect from recurring. 3. The consignees will be contacted by a Toshiba service representative for an appointment when the modified firmware becomes available 4. The consignee will be informed that if this problem occurs before the new firmware is installed; they should reset the x-ray generator to complete the exam; and 5. The CAP will be completed by May 1, 2017. For further questions please call (714) 730-5000


  • Model / Serial
    Model : KXO-80XM
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    USA ( nationwide ) Distribution to the states of : WA, OR, CA, OH, IL, CT, IA, KY, AL, LA, HI, PA, NJ, DE, MN, DC, NY, MI, SC, MD, TN, OK, WI, UT, ID, NV, TX, AL, IN, WV, KS, MO, CO, MT, MS, NC, GA, NH,UT, FL, AZ and ND.
  • Product Description
    Toshiba Ultimax DREX-ULT80 X-ray generator
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Toshiba American Medical Systems Inc, PO Box 2068, 2441 Michelle Dr, Tustin CA 92780-7047
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source